Migration from the Ottawa area to Manitoba, c. 1879
MIGRATION FROM ONTARIO TO MANITOBA
Added September 24, 1999
Contributed by Eileen Bashak to the Lanark County Genealogical Society Web Site
Transcribed by Eileen Bashak, from various Ottawa newspapers of 1879. Too many surnames to list here.
  • An Affecting Scene at the Railway Station From The Ottawa Citizen, March 25, 1879. Describes the departure of the first train of emigrants to Manitoba.
  • The First Trains For the North-West From The Ottawa Daily Free Press, March 24, 1879. Lists many of the families departing.
  • The Manitoba Train From The Ottawa Daily Free Press, March 25, 1879. Describes the departure of the first train of emigrants to Manitoba and lists many more names.
  • Second Manitoba Party From The Ottawa Daily Free Press, April 9, 1879. Describes the departure of the second train of emigrants and lists many names. Also a short item from the April 7 edition of same paper.
  • Off To Manitoba From The Ottawa Daily Free Press, May 17, 1879. An account of the fourth train-load of migrants from Ontario to Manitoba. Many names are listed.


Source: Migration Menu of the Lanark County Genealogical Society.

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